John Mann – 2016 Parliamentary Question to the Home Office

The below Parliamentary question was asked by John Mann on 2016-03-07.

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many unaccompanied children arrived in the UK from the Democratic Republic of Congo in 2015.

James Brokenshire

The question has been interpreted as referring to unaccompanied asylum seeking children arriving in the UK.

During 2015, there were 11 asylum applications from Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children, excluding dependants, received from nationals of the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Figures on asylum applications for Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children (UASC) are published quarterly by the Home Office in the Immigration Statistics release.

A copy of the latest release, Immigration Statistics October to December 2015, is available from: